G. R. Gray, 1848,
no locality = Africa.
Hitherto treated as a race of C. episcopus, but differs in having rear edge of black cap streaked white vs sharp clear division from black to white (2); face and cheek feathered blackish with white streaks at rear edge vs naked dull grey forehead and face to ear cavity (3); tail longer (216±13.2 vs 191±9.05, effect size 2.21, score 2); also tends to have darker, greyer legs. Monotypic.
Tropical Africa from Senegambia E to Eritrea, S to N Botswana and E South Africa.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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